News releases issued in the past week (Page 1)

Canadian Agricultural Partnership Launches in Nova Scotia

Agriculture

The provincial and federal governments launched a cost-shared program to support sustainable growth of Nova Scotia’s agriculture and agri-food sectors today, April 16.

Appel de candidatures aux Prix pour l'esprit communautaire de 2018

Lieutenant Governor

On demande aux Néo-Écossais de démontrer leur fierté dans leur collectivité en présentant une candidature aux Prix du lieutenant-gouverneur pour l'esprit communautaire de 2018.

2018 Community Spirit Award Call for Submissions

Lieutenant Governor

Nova Scotians are being asked to show their pride in their communities by submitting a nomination for the 2018 Lieutenant Governor’s Community Spirit Award.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Beijing Marketing Agency Will Promote Nova Scotia to Chinese Travellers

Tourism Nova Scotia

Tourism Nova Scotia will expand its marketing presence in China this year with help from a marketing agency based in Beijing.

Mi’kmaq Sport Council of Nova Scotia Bidding for 2020 North American Indigenous Games

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Government is supporting the Mi’kmaq Sport Council of Nova Scotia in its bid to bring the 2020 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) to Halifax. The site visit took place this week and if successful, will be the largest multi-sport event to ever be held in Nova Scotia.

Illegal Tobacco Seized in Colchester County

Service Nova Scotia

More illegal tobacco has been taken off the streets of Nova Scotia following a short-term investigation by Service Nova Scotia's Compliance and Special Investigations Unit.

Campaign School for Women, Registration Open

Status of Women

Registration is open for a three-day program to help women who want to get more involved in public and political leadership roles.

Tidal Permits Issued to Big Moon Power

Energy (to July 2018)

The Department of Energy has issued two marine renewable energy permits to Big Moon Power for a tidal electricity project in the Bay of Fundy.

Privacy Breach of FOIPOP Website Information

Internal Services

Government is working with Halifax Regional Police to investigate a breach of information on the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIPOP) website.

BODY WORLDS RX

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Time is running out for people to visit BODY WORLDS RX, the newest exhibition on view at the Museum of Natural History in Halifax.

Lancement officiel d’une nouvelle remise pour stimuler l’investissement et les exportations

Nova Scotia Business Inc. / Business

A.F. Theriault et fils ltée, chantier naval familial le plus ancien et le plus important de la Nouvelle-Écosse, investira 6,65 millions de dollars dans ses installations du comté de Digby. Le projet de la compagnie est le premier projet approuvé dans le cadre d’un nouveau Programme d’aide à l’innovation.

Official Start of New Rebate to Spur More Investment, Export Growth

Nova Scotia Business Inc. / Business

A.F. Theriault and Son Ltd., Nova Scotia’s oldest and largest family owned shipyard, is embarking on a $6.65 million investment in its operation in Digby County. The company is the first approved under a new Innovation Rebate Program.

Changes to Ticket Lottery Regulations Benefit Non-profit, Charitable Organizations

Service Nova Scotia

Government is making fundraising easier and more affordable for sport teams, legions, churches and other charitable and non-profit community organizations.

Appel de demandes pour siéger aux conseils, agences et commissions

Executive Council

Nous avons besoin de gens de toutes les localités et de tous les horizons pour siéger au sein des conseils, agences et commissions. Les demandes sont maintenant acceptées. Tous les résidents de la Nouvelle-Écosse peuvent présenter une demande pour occuper bénévolement un poste au sein de ces organismes.

Applications Now Being Accepted for Positions on Agencies, Boards and Commissions

Executive Council

Nova Scotians from all communities and walks of life are needed to serve on agencies, boards and commissions. Applications are now being accepted. All Nova Scotia residents are eligible to apply for these volunteer positions.

Fund Supports Mineral Sector Growth

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia has launched a new fund to boost the province’s mineral sector and help the search for mineral deposits across the province.

Jobs for Students

Public Service Commission

Government is now hiring students across the province for the spring and summer.

La Province rend hommage aux bénévoles

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Des bénévoles de partout en Nouvelle-Écosse, y compris des représentants des collectivités mi’kmaw, étaient à l’honneur aujourd’hui, 9 avril, lors de la 44e cérémonie annuelle de remise des Prix provinciaux du bénévolat qui se tenait à l’hôtel Westin Nova Scotian à Halifax.

Province Celebrates Volunteers

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Volunteers from across Nova Scotia, including representatives from Mi’kmaw communities, were honoured at the province's 44th annual Provincial Volunteer Award Ceremony today, April 9, at the Westin Nova Scotian in Halifax.